Here's The Skinny - Bangin' Grilled Shrimp Skewers

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"The spicy, salty, sweet combination of the creamy chili sauce is what makes these shrimp so delicious. These make a fabulous appetizer; 2 skewers per person would be the perfect starter to any party. This healthy Bang Bang Shrimp from Gail's Skinny Recipes is a healthy choice and will help you to stay on a healthy eating plan. If you don't like really spicy, just cut back on the sriacha, but don't leave it out, as it adds lots of flavor to the sauce. If your not familiar with it, Sriracha is a type of Thai hot sauce. You can find the Sriracha and Thai Sweet Chili Sauce in most grocery stores. It is usually in with the Tabasco or Frank's Red Hot sauces. Just ask your grocer if you can't find it. Feel free to substitute chicken or fish if you don't like shrimp or are allergic to it. Servings: 4 • Serving Size: 2 skewers • Old Points: 3 pts • Points+: 3 pts Calories: 140 • Fat: 4.7 g • Protein: 18.5 g • Carb: 4.2 g • Fiber: 0.1 g • Sugar: 2.8 g Sodium: 266.9 mg. PLEASE NOTE: Preparation time includes time to soak the skewers. Also, you can double the sauce and keep it on hand for lots of things like fish or shrimp tacos, shrimp salad chicken salad or however else you can dream of to use it."

Original recipe yields 4 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (109.6 g)
  • Calories 96.4
  • Total Fat - 2.7 g
  • Saturated Fat - 0.4 g
  • Cholesterol - 118.4 mg
  • Sodium - 686.4 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 4.3 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 0.4 g
  • Sugars - 1.1 g
  • Protein - 12.8 g
  • Calcium - 53.7 mg
  • Iron - 0.3 mg
  • Vitamin C - 1.9 mg
  • Thiamin - 0 mg

Step by Step Method

Step 1

Soak wooden skewers in water at least 20 minutes (or use metal ones to avoid this step).

Step 2

Season shrimp lightly with pepper.

Step 3

Place 5 shrimp on 8 skewers.

Step 4

Heat a clean, lightly oiled grill to medium heat. When the grill is hot add the shrimp. Careful not to burn the skewers.

Step 5

Grill on both sides for about 2-2 1/2 minutes per side (4-5 minutes total cooking time), or until the shrimp is opaque and cooked through. I brush on some of the sauce half way through cooking time, because I like the sauce warm. (Some like it hot and some like it cold. Use it whichever way you like it). You can heat up the sauce in the microwave if you like it warmed. 30-45 seconds is about right for me.

Step 6

Set shrimp aside on a platter and quickly brush sauce onto the shrimp. Serve immediately.

Tips & Variations

No special items needed.

14 Reviews


Yum!! These are easy to prepare and get on the grill fast. We loved them with roasted veggies and corn on the cob from the grill.


review by:
(6 Sep 2020)


Loved these shrimp, especially because they are healthy!


review by:
(14 Aug 2016)


Delicious and easy to prepare...we really enjoyed the sweet/heat of the shrimp...made for "Bill Board" tag game...


review by:
(25 Jul 2016)


I made them for the wife and I and they have just the right sweet spicy flavor to make them taste great! I will even cook these inside this winter in my oven they are so good!


(24 Aug 2015)


Wow Lin, these shrimp were delicious! I loved the sweet heat and Dennis ate his and some of mine. I grilled them on medium heat for 4 1/2 minutes and they were done perfect and they were tender as could be. A do again real soon when the kids are here for a barbecue.


review by:
(17 Jun 2014)


So easy and so delicious! Make sure you don't leave your shrimp on the grill too long


review by:
(29 Aug 2013)